Victory Plum Tree Overview
The Victory Plum developed in Vineland, Ontario, Canada. It is a cross between Vision and Valor. The fruit is large and has hart shape. The skin has violet blue color. The fruit is firm, sweet, and juicy with greenish-yellow flesh. It has fair to good flavor. The fruit is maturing five days after Stanley. The fruit is good for eating fresh, canning, and drying. The tree is very productive and has average susceptibility to black knot. The most of European plum varieties can pollinate Victory, for instance, Italian, Stanley, Valor, and Vision.
Just like any other plum tree, the Victory plum tree grows best in full sun with well-drained soil. Grows well in hardiness zones 5 to 9. If you would like more information on how to plant and grow this tree, see our guide or the USDA website.
- Uses: Eating fresh, drying, canning
- Taste: Sweet
- Size: Medium
- Color: Purple skin, green to yellow flesh.
- Type: European
- Hardiness Zones: 5 – 9
- Harvest period: Ripens in early September, usually five days after Stanley.
- Pollination: In order for it to cross-pollinate, we recommend growing this variety with Green Gage, Stanley plum tree or with another European plum variety.
- Cultivation: This plum tree grows best in full sun with loamy well drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.